Category: France

Vendée Globe to set sail without spectators amid virus clampdown

Issued on: 29/10/2020 – 17:22 The start of the 9th Vendée Globe, the single-handed round-the-world yachting race, will take place…

Why has Nice become a target for terrorism in France?

Issued on: 29/10/2020 – 17:13 France’s Prime Minister Jean Castex announced the country was going on emergency alert after three…

Disneyland Paris shuts down again as France orders new virus lockdown

Issued on: 29/10/2020 – 16:34 Walt Disney Co’s Disneyland theme park in Paris will close again as France heads back into lockdown…

Saudi man arrested after stabbing guard at French consulate in Jeddah

Issued on: 29/10/2020 – 12:55 A Saudi citizen wounded a guard in a knife attack at the French consulate in…

LIVE: Stabbing attack kills three people at a church in French city of Nice

A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice in southern…

Stabbing attack in French city of Nice kills three people, wounds several

Issued on: 29/10/2020 – 10:06Modified: 29/10/2020 – 10:07 A knife-wielding attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar” beheaded a woman and killed two…

France braces for new Covid-19 lockdown rules to be detailed by PM Castex

French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday was to detail before parliament new restrictions under a nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, a day…

Macron orders France back into Covid-19 lockdown amid surge in cases

Issued on: 28/10/2020 – 18:30 French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a new nationwide lockdown from Friday to stem a…

American voters in Paris get ready for US presidential election

Politically active Americans who live in France have been registering voters, making media appearances, donating to candidates and venting to…

‘The Unstable One’: A photographer captures a forgotten French housing project

Issued on: 28/10/2020 – 17:22 Known as “The Unstable One”, photographer Jean-Michel Landon wanted to give an unfiltered glimpse of…